Yves Lampaert

Yves Lampaert, born April 10, 1991, is a Belgian professional cyclist with UCI WorldTeam Soudal–Quick-Step. Initially engaged in judo, where he earned a black belt, Lampaert switched to cycling at 17 and developed a career that soon saw him competing at the highest levels of the sport, including participation in the UCI Road World Championships in 2014 and 2015, and the 2016 Vuelta a España.

Lampaert's significant career achievements include winning the Dwars door Vlaanderen in 2017, where he executed a solo breakaway to victory, and repeating this feat in 2018, marking him as the first rider to win the event in consecutive years. His tactical prowess was also on display at the 2017 Vuelta a España, where he won Stage 2 and briefly donned the race leader’s red jersey.

In 2022, Lampaert secured a prestigious stage win at the Tour de France, leading the pack in the opening individual time trial and outperforming notable competitors. That year, he also achieved a victory in an individual time trial stage at the Tour of Belgium and took second in the National Time Trial Championships. His performances continued to be strong into 2023, with notable results including third place overall at the Renewi Tour and the Classic Brugge–De Panne, alongside top-ten finishes in various other significant races, such as Dwars door het Hageland and Classic Brugge–De Panne.

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